Category Archives: Low Vision Tech Blog

Assistive Technology Awareness Day

Transcript from the Vision Rehab Podcast: Assistive Technology Awareness Day Hello, and thank you for joining me today on the Vision Rehab Podcast. Last year Congress declared March 27 to be National Assistive Technology Awareness Day. What is Assistive `Technology, … Continue reading

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Vision Rehab Podcast

The Vision Rehab Podcast is now on its third episode so I think it is safe to do a little promotion. For readers looking for another assistive technology podcast, this may be a bit of a disappointment, because that’s not … Continue reading

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Reading With a Vision Loss

Vision Rehab Podcast for Reading With a Vision Loss Hello, and thank you for joining me today on the Vision Rehab Podcast. My name is Steve Kelley and I’m a certified vision rehabilitation therapist based in Maine. Today, I’m reaching … Continue reading

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Proposed Cuts to SSI and SSDI

The Trump administration is proposing drastic cuts to Social Security Insurance (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) which will affect hundreds of thousands in the U.S. with disabilities. The public comment period for this proposal is open until January … Continue reading

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Getting Started With Vision Rehabilitation

From the Vision Rehab Podcast: Getting Started with Vision Rehabilitation. Hello, and thank you for joining me today on Low Vision Tech Topics. My name is Steve Kelley and I’m a certified vision rehabilitation therapist based in Maine.   Today’s … Continue reading

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Is the Dumb Phone the Smart Choice?

The following is an outline of the presentation on Accessible Flip Phones by Steve Kelley on November 14, 2019 at the NE/AER 2019 conference held in North Conway, NH. Download a large [rint Word copy of, “The Dumb Phone May … Continue reading

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Vision Rehabilitation Therapist Appreciation Week Commemorates Anne Sullivan

Vision Rehabilitation Therapist Appreciation Week will be observed this year the week of April 14-20, 2019 to commemorate Anne Sullivan’s birthday, on April 14, 1866. Anne Sullivan, a pioneer of the vision rehabilitation profession, was the teacher who worked closely … Continue reading

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Tech Gratitude

This morning, I sat down to my home computer, and had a real moment of gratitude. The desktop opened on my Mac, on a 22 inch monitor, the screen was magnified using the the accessibility settings that are built into … Continue reading

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Older Driver Safety Awareness Week

The week of December 3-7 is designated Older Driver Safety Awareness Week by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). One of the goals of this week is to, “promote understanding of the importance of mobility and transportation to ensuring older … Continue reading

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October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Walking the Employment Talk What do you think about, when you think of hiring a potential employee who has a disability? What if the next person who walked in the door to interview for a position in your company walked … Continue reading

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